1972                 Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Education
2001                 B.F.A., Painting, Otis College of Art & Design, Westchester, CA
1994-1995        Naropa University, Boulder, CO
1990-1993        The University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Solo
Exhibitions
2016
                 Mountain Meditations, Outnumbered Gallery, Littleton, CO 
2013                 Consistent Trajectory, West L.A. College Art Gallery, Culver City, CA
2011                 The Shortest Distance, K. Saari Gallery, Steamboat Springs, CO
2007                 Quantum Quandaries, The Jazz Bakery, Los Angeles, CA
2005                 Erasing Space, Dao, Los Angeles, CA
2001                 New Paintings, Paparazzi Gallery, Sherman Oaks, CA 
2000                 Paintings, Flasher, Los Angeles, CA
1999                 Dragons, Flasher, Los Angeles, CA
1998                 Thread of Paint, Jaco, Los Angeles, CA
1997                 Monochrome Mandalas, Jaco, Los Angeles, CA
1996                 New Paintings, Garden of Childhood, Malibu, CA
1995                 Hexibition, Xoinx Gallery, Chicago, IL
1993                 
Webs that Words Weave, Urbis Orbis Arts, Chicago, IL
                         New Work, Xoinx Gallery, Chicago, IL
                         Tapping the Psychosphere, Naropa University, Boulder, CO
                         Installation, Planet X Art Space, College Park, MD

Group
Exhibitions
2016                 Practice, Practice, Practice, Nan Rae Gallery,
                         Woodbury University, Burbank, CA

2015                 Beautiful Planet, El Camino College Art Gallery, Torrance, CA
                         Inglewood Open Studios, Inglewood, CA
                         Haunted Landscape, Art Share L.A., Los Angeles, CA

2014                 Night Terrors and Day Dreams, Loft at Liz's, Los Angeles
                         
Inglewood Open Studios, Inglewood, CA
2013                 Luminosity, The Loft at Liz's, Los Angeles, CA
                         Out of Thin Air, Ontario Airport, Ontario, CA
                         Abstract Landscape, MichaelKate, Santa Barbara, CA
                         Love for Sale, XVY Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
                         Inglewood Open Studios, Inglewood, CA
2012                 Out of Thin Air, LAX Airport, Los Angeles, CA
                         Inglewood Open Studios, Inglewood, CA
2011                 Red, The Loft at Liz's, Los Angeles, CA
                         Monsters of Art, West Los Angeles College, Los Angeles, CA
                         Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
                         Hanging Gardens, Beacon Arts Building, Los Angeles, CA
                         Stop:Pause:Now, Create:Fixate, Los Angeles, CA
                         Inglewood Open Studios, Inglewood, CA
2010                 Hot Tamale, Red Brick Art Gallery, Ventura, CA
                         Inglewood Open Studios, Inglewood, CA
2009                 Life is 360 Degrees, The Loft at Liz's, Los Angeles, CA
                         Inglewood Open Studios, Inglewood, CA
                         Rogue Wave, Anderson Art Collective, Carpinteria, CA
2008                 In the Abstract, LAX Terminal One, Los Angeles, CA
                         Inglewood Open Studios, Inglewood, CA
                         Reclaiming: Inter-generation, 627 Carondelet, Los Angeles, CA
                         Juried All Media, Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
                         Wet Paint benefiting LACMA Arts Council, Beverly Hills, CA
2007                 2007 Juried All Media, Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
2006                 Wet Paint benefiting LACMA Arts Council, Beverly Hills, CA
2004                 New Paintings, Dao, Los Angeles, CA 
2003                 Reclaiming, 627 Carondelet, Los
Angeles, CA
                         $200, Andrew Shire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
                         Art for Play, Venice, CA
                         The Miscellaneous, Orbetello Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002                 Urban Tents and Pods, Orbetello Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2001                 Undergraduate Show, Otis College of Art & Design, Westchester, CA 
                         Gibton, Bolsky Gallery, Westchester, CA
                         Auditorium, Bliss Gallery, Pasedena, CA 
2000                 Fiori, Santa Monica, CA
                         Through our Eyes, Bolsky Gallery, Westchester, CA
1999                 Bolsky Gallery, Westchester, CA
1996                 Good's of Evanston, Evanston, IL
1995                 Eclectic Art, Denver, CO
1994                  Naropa University, Boulder, CO
1993                 West Gallery, College Park, MD
1992                 West Gallery, College Park, MD
1990
                 Maryland State Art Competition, Towson, MD

Selected
Collections
                         Byron Allen, Los Angeles, CA
                         Sally Taylor, San Francisco, CA
                         Mary & Bob Litterman, Short Hills, NJ
                         Michelle Berc, Venice, CA                         
                         Eric Minh Swenson, Los Angeles, CA
                         Dr. Michael Borookhim, Beverly Hills, CA 
                         Dr. Mitchell & Sherlyn Lippman, Marietta, GA                         
                         Dr. Robert Klapper, Los Angeles, CA
                         Maril Blanchard & Beau Lippman, Gold River, CA
                         Lilly & Allen Schweitzer, Los Angeles, CA
                         Eva Edwards, Sterling, VA
                         Janet Siderman, Malibu, CA
                         Marianne & Cormac Wibberley, Hermosa Beach, CA
                         Alexis Smith & Scott Grieger, Venice, CA
                         Ysamur Flores Pena, Ph.D., Los Angeles, CA
                         Mary Ta, Los Angeles, CA
                         Eva Roberts, Maui, HI
                         Melissa & Chris Mellet, San Diego, CA
                         Kat & Corey Hartman, Denver, CO
                         Mr. Imagination, Chicago, IL
                         Jim Tullio, Chicago, IL
                   

 
Corporate
Collections
                         Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island, FL
                         Hyatt Regency, Waikiki, HI
                         Buena Vista Palace, Orlando, FL
                         Picture Woods Ltd., Boulder, CO
                         Georgetown Station, Washington D.C.
                         Sklar Kirsh LLP, Los Angeles, CA

 
Awards
                         William Randolph Hearst Scholarship, The Hearst Foundation
 
Bibliography
                         Donelan, Charles, "Abstract Landcape,"
                         Santa Barbara Independent, Jan. 2013
                         Banks, Sandy, "An Underground Renaissance in Inglewood,"
                         LA Times, Nov. 2009
                         Lazo, Alejandro, "Inglewood Art Studio Tour a Stroke of Genius,"
                         LA Times, Nov. 2009
                         Barnard, Sarah, "Thinking Green," LA Design, Fall 2008.
                         Stephens, Craig. “Urban Tents and Pods,” ArtScene, December, 2002

 

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